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Tigard Public Library

13500 SW Hall Blvd., Tigard, OR 97223 | Phone 503-684-6537  

Countywide Library Levy on November Ballot
A library levy affecting all libraries in Washington County will be on the November ballot. The levy, Measure 34-235, will replace a five-year levy that expires in June 2016. As a member of Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS), the Tigard Public Library receives one-third of its funding from the existing levy. 

Passage of the measure would allow the Tigard Library to open on Thursdays to serve the community. It has been closed on that day since 2012 because of city budget cutbacks. 

The levy would support several services for Tigard and other libraries throughout the county such as:

  • reading programs for children,
  • purchasing books, e-books and other materials
  • continuing to offer library information and technology resources for job-seekers.

Tigard and other libraries would likely reduce services and hours if the levy does not pass.  Other possible reductions for Tigard would be purchasing fewer books and other materials and reducing the number of programs. The rate would be 22 cents, per $1,000 of assessed value, an increase of 5 cents over the current rate.  If approved, it would be the first rate increase since 2006.  In 2016, homeowners with an average assessed value of $255,408 would pay about $56 per year, or $14 more than paid in 2015.
More information on the library levy.

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 information Location
Tigard Public Library, 13500 SW Hall Blvd., Tigard, OR 97223
 Phone Phone
Voice: 503-684-6537 | To Renew Items: 503-846-3245
Adult Reference Desk: 503-718-2517
Children's Reference Desk: 503-718-2656
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News Flash

Library Materials Will Be Checked In Quicker with Automated System
(July 1, 2015)
You might notice some changes at the Tigard Public Library in July, when the library will complete its installation of a new automated system to check in library materials. Library users will be able to return items directly to the machine, either inside or outside the library. Patrons may still also return items at the drive-up book drops.
The biggest change will be a walk-up area in the front of the building at the southeast end. The new system will be able to check in up to 1,200 items an hour, 24 hours a day. The City Council approved the system’s purchase in the 2014–15 budget, to check in and re-shelve items more quickly.

Tigard Library Patrons Donate More Than a Ton of Food During Annual Food for Fines Drive
(April 6, 2015)
Library users donated more than 3,400 pounds of food for needy families during the Tigard Library’s Food for Fines event last week, 600 pounds more than last year. In return, the Library waived more than $1,674.32 in fines. In 2014, the Library collected 2,800 pounds in food and waived $1,112.96 in fines.  Read more...

Patrons Share Memorable Experiences at Tigard Library on Annual Library Survey
(March 31, 2015)
Tigard Library patrons gave the library high marks for customer service on its annual survey. More than 98 percent of the respondents rated the library’s customer service at the public service desks as “Excellent” or “Good,” the highest percentage that the library has ever received. The survey yielded 2,781 responses in February. Read more...

Library Self-checkout Machines Require Passwords
(January 16, 2015)
Library patrons now must use their passwords on the self-check machines. This change will improve library card security by preventing someone from using a lost or stolen card on the machines.  Patrons will use the same password that they use to access their account online. If they have forgotten their password or wish to reset it, they can change it online on their account or ask at the Circulation or Welcome desks.  

 Library Hours
Mon-Wed & Fri   10 AM–9 PM
Thursday   CLOSED
Saturday   10 AM–6 PM
Sunday  12 PM–6 PM
Upcoming Library Closure:
Wednesday, November 11, 2015

 Contact Us
  Voice: 503-684-6537
  Renewal Line: 503-846-3245
  13500 SW Hall Blvd. 
  Tigard, OR 97223
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